David Moher* PhD MSc BA


David Moher* PhD MSc BA

Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Room: Ottawa Hospital - General Campus, Centre for Practice Changing Research Building, 501 Smyth Road, PO BOX 201B
Office: 613-737-8899 ext. 79424
Work E-mail: dmoher@ohri.ca

Dr. David Moher


Dr. David Moher is a Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, where he directs the Centre for Journalology (publication science) (http://www.ohri.ca/journalology/). Dr. Moher is also a Professor in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, where he holds a University Research Chair. Dr. Moher holds an MSc in epidemiology and PhD in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics.

Dr. Moher has been involved in developing the science of how to optimally conduct and report systematic reviews for most of his professional career. Another part of his research has focused on how best to develop reporting guidelines. He spearheaded the development of the CONSORT statement and the PRISMA statement. He has been actively involved in the development of many other reporting guidelines and is chair of the EQUATOR Network.

Dr. Moher leads an active program investigating predatory journals and publishers. More recently Dr. Moher led a program to develop core competencies for scientific journal editors. He is actively developing a program to investigate alternatives to current incentives and rewards in academic medicine. Dr. Moher has been recognized several times as a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher (Web of Science). Dr. Moher is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and Royal Society of Canada.

Fields of Interest

  • Systematic Reviews
  • Journalology
  • Meta-research
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